chicago you haven't had measurable snow since march 4th this year. fieblly heavy snow is on the way for you. down towards the south, thunder showers to the east and great lakes region, there's a risk of severe thunderstorms, gusty winds and tornadoes. temperatures still on the warmer side in atlanta but dropping down into the single digits. 8 degrees in chicago. still on the warmer side but we'll be cooling down to the freezing mark as we head into your friday. here is your extended forecast.